WATCH: Transport Workers’ Union stages ‘alternative’ Qantas AGM, complete with fake Alan Joyce
And by fake Alan Joyce, we mean an unidentified man putting on a very thick Irish accent and coming up with any excuse to say “tink” instead of “think”.
Virgin Australia boss Paul Scurrah to exit, replacement revealed
Numerous reports of Paul Scurrah’s imminent departure from Virgin Australia have finally been confirmed.
Qantas workers likely to receive thousands in unpaid wages after airline loses JobKeeper court case
The Flying Kangaroo’s cost-saving targets just became a little harder to hit after this court decision.
Aviation Wrap: Rex in line for $150m of funding, Velocity’s ‘Double Points’ campaign + MORE
We can’t promise this week’s Aviation Wrap is all good news, but at least Rex shareholders and Velocity Frequent Flyers have something to cheer about.
“Private and confidential” document reveals Qantas planned ground crew job cuts 10 years ago
An internal document from 2010 that shows Qantas had planned to outsource its ground handling work by 2020 has been obtained by the media.
Transport Workers’ Union takes legal action against Qantas over outsourcing of workers
by Christian Fleetwood
Here’s a story about the union doing what it does best: protesting and taking legal action against the big dogs.
Qantas workers protest proposed ground operations cuts
by Christian Fleetwood
Hundreds of Qantas workers have protested against the proposed outsourcing of its ground operations… at a safe social distance, of course.
OPINION: Why the government must step in and save Australia’s aviation industry
by Michael Kaine
The TWU’s Michael Kaine has penned an urgent message to the government asking them to stop the collapse of Australia’s aviation industry.
WINNER WINNER: Bain Capital triumphs in Virgin Australia bidding war
by Huntley Mitchell
Following a comprehensive sale campaign, Virgin Australia’s administrators have chosen its preferred bidder to put forward to creditors.
Thousands of job losses, up to 100 aircraft grounded: Qantas announces massive post-COVID shake-up
Speculation had begun to swirl that this big announcement from Qantas was about to drop, and now it has – with an almighty thud.
Aviation workers hold rallies across Australia to demand JobKeeper access
The rallies took place as new research revealed that 70 per cent of workers have been stood down, with 40 per cent unable to receive JobKeeper.
Aviation Wrap: Brisbane Airport’s runway completion, Air NZ marks 80 years of flying + MORE
Much unlike passenger planes around the globe right now, this week’s Aviation Wrap is running at full capacity.
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